Report: Nuggets’ Bol will not play because of ‘damage administration’


Denver Nuggets rookie heart Bol Bol was recalled from the workforce’s G League affiliate over the weekend however is just not anticipated to play earlier than being despatched again down, in line with a report by the Denver Submit.

FILE PHOTO: Sep 30, 2019; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets heart Bol Bol (10) throughout media day on the Pepsi Middle. Necessary Credit score: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports activities

Bol had season-ending left foot surgical procedure whereas at Oregon final 12 months and signed a two-way rookie contract with the Nuggets that permits him to be with the workforce for 45 days this season.

The 7-foot-2 Bol performed in 4 video games with the Windy Metropolis Bulls, averaging 11.5 factors, 6.5 rebounds and a couple of.Three blocks in underneath 17 minutes per sport.

The Nuggets recalled him primarily so he may reconnect with the workforce and the trainers, in line with the report. So long as he doesn’t follow or play earlier than he returns to Windy Metropolis, Bol is not going to use any of his allotted time.

He’ll proceed to be listed as out because of “damage administration,” with no timetable set for his NBA debut, in line with the report.

“I feel he’s performed very well,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone stated. “Blocking photographs, ending across the basket, he’s bought an unbelievably tender contact across the rim, within the paint, for runners.

“So I feel he, Vlatko (Cancar), Jarred (Vanderbilt), P.J. (Dozier), all of our younger gamers down within the G League are getting high quality minutes and are benefiting from them. I used to be actually completely satisfied for Bol as a result of I feel there have been a little bit nerves about happening there, not having performed for some time, and he’s executed a terrific job.”

When he does lastly see the courtroom within the NBA, Malone stated the plan is to make the most of Bol equally to how he was featured at Oregon, together with along with his exterior taking pictures vary.

“We’re going to make use of him in a distinct method,” Malone stated. “Like, he is a good shooter and I feel within the video games he’s performed for Windy Metropolis I feel he’s solely tried one Three-point shot.”

—Area Degree Media